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Baytown

YMCA Gator Ride

March 2

The Gator Ride is a Baytown tradition that embodies a commitment to community. Each year, Gator Ride...

Brownsville

Walking Tours

Jan. 1-Mar. 16

Knowledgeable docents conduct walking tours around the zoo, during which they tell a wide range of s...

Clute

Planetarium Show

Feb. 5, 12, 19, 26

The show features a 30-foot dome equipped with a projector to produce the night sky as it appears to...

Corpus Christi

Winter Lecture Series: Saving the Monarchs

Feb. 20

Learn about raising the beautiful State Insect of Texas, but also about O.E. (Ophryocystis elektrosc...

Class: New and Improved Crepe Myrtles for Your Yard

Feb. 23

With a surge of new and more brilliantly-colored Crepe Myrtle varieties available, Gill Landscape De...

Winter Lecture: Container Gardens

Feb. 27

Whether you have unlimited or almost no landscape space, container gardens of any size make for attr...

Winter Lecture Series: Outdoor Dutch Oven Cooking

March 6

The final 2019 winter lecture is a delicious meal prepared outside in dutch ovens by Karen Howden of...

BIG BLOOM Plant Sale, Garden Festival

April 6

Festivities include kids activities, orchid sale, specialty vendors, butterfly releases in the Butte...

Cypress

The Magic of Quilts Quilt Show

March 1-2

The West Houston Quilt Guild hosts their biannual quilt show. The show features over 200 quilts as w...

Fulton

Oysterfest

March 7-10

Each year, the Fulton Volunteer Fire Department sponsors Oysterfest, a salute to the tasty bi-valve ...

Galveston

Mardi Gras

Feb. 22-24

Galveston kicks off the first weekend of Mardi Gras with parades in the downtown historic district a...

Harlingen

Harlingen Art Night

Feb. 22

Walk the streets of Historic Downtown Jackson Street every last Friday of the month for live music a...

Houston

"Tom Loeser: Please Please Please"

Feb. 2-May 12

In partnership with the Museum of Craft and Design in San Francisco, the Houston Center for Contempo...

ReelAbilites Film and Arts Festival

Feb. 12-13, 17-21

The festival provides opportunities and exposure for people with disabilities through art, film, mus...

"NSFW"

Feb. 13-March 3

Money, sex, and Photoshop. After Sam loses his job at Doghouse, a men’s magazine where the men alw...

"Mamma Mia!"

Feb. 19-March 3

This raucous, hilarious musical about a wedding on a Greek island tells the sweet story of love and ...

ReelAbilites Film and Arts Festival: Afternoon Matinee

Feb. 20

The matinee show features a full-length movie that shares the stories of individuals with disabiliti...

ReelAbilites Film and Arts Festival: Bristow Night

Feb. 20

The final evening film features a full-length documentary celebrating the lives of individuals with ...

ReelAbilites Film and Arts Festival: ReelMusic

Feb. 21

Professional musicians invite musicians with disabilities to jam with the band. Everyone is welcome....

"Little Shop of Horrors"

March 6-April 28

This smash sci-fi musical has devoured the hearts of theatre-goers for over 30 years. A nerdy flower...

Mercury Chamber Orchestra: Love and War Baroque Style

March 16

Don't miss this one-night-only event. Houston's premiere period ensemble Mercury Chamber Orchestra i...

Bayou City Art Festival

March 29-31

Celebrate 48 years of fine art and giving back to local nonprofits with this festival featuring over...

Mercury Chamber Orchestra: Thaikovsky and Elgar

April 4-13

Tchaikovsky’s homage to his idol Mozart, modernizing classical elements with his own lush and lyri...

"Ragtime"

April 16-28

Based on E.L. Doctorow’s powerful book about immigrants and the fight for the American soul in the...

"Murder for Two"

April 24-June 16

The hit show that is selling out across the country is now coming to Houston. Everyone is a suspect ...

Mercury Chamber Orchestra: Beethoven's Fifth

May 11

Mercury presents Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony—powerful and explosively dramatic—alongside his he...

"Sex with Strangers"

May 22-June 9

A sly comedy about lust, love, and personal identity in the tell-all internet age. Snowbound at a re...

National African Violet Show

May 31-June 1

A spectacular showcase and judged show of African violets and others in the Gesneriad family of plan...

La Porte

San Jacinto Day Festival and Battle Re-enactment

April 13

The largest battle re-enactment in the southwest is the centerpiece of the admission-free festival h...

Nederland

Heritage Festival

March 12-17

A celebration of Dutch heritage with a carnival, fun run, chili cookoff, crafts market, washer tourn...

Port Aransas

Whooping Crane Festival

Feb. 21-24

This festival is a one of a kind event, focused on the whooping crane—the rarest of cranes and one...

Port Arthur

Mardi Gras Southeast Texas

Feb. 28-March 3

Celebrate four days of traditional Mardi Gras fun with parades, concerts, food, street entertainment...

Cajun Fest

April 20

This event celebrates the area’s diverse cultures with music and good food. In the 1700s and 1800...

S.A.L.T Memorial Classic Fishing Tournament

May 25-26

The Saltwater Anglers' League of Texas (S.A.L.T) hosts this fishing tournament full of family fun. F...

Rosenberg

Junk Hippy

March 8-9

This two-day event features vintage furniture and decor, farmhouse and shabby chic finds, retro and ...

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